- National energy boom blurs political battle lines Updated: Apr-19-14 8:55 am
- 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche Updated: Apr-19-14 7:14 am
- Road kill bill would make claiming animals simpler Updated: Apr-19-14 4:13 am
- Federal agency plans June 5 report on BP spill Updated: Apr-19-14 4:05 am
- Grant awarded to remove dam that caused fish kill Updated: Apr-19-14 4:04 am
- NC woman to climb Kilimanjaro to focus on diabetes Updated: Apr-19-14 4:04 am
- Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL Updated: Apr-19-14 3:46 am
- Western officials discuss taking land from feds Updated: Apr-18-14 10:53 pm
- Some nurseries offer plants that are safe for bees Updated: Apr-18-14 8:13 pm
- California farmers to get more water Updated: Apr-18-14 8:08 pm
- Energy Department appeals order Updated: Apr-18-14 7:40 pm
- State, feds reject each other's Hanford proposals Updated: Apr-18-14 7:40 pm
- Wildlife refuge renamed after former Gov. Bumpers Updated: Apr-18-14 7:35 pm
- Ranchers, Klamath tribes sign deal to share water Updated: Apr-18-14 7:23 pm
- 6 sea lions killed to protect Columbia salmon Updated: Apr-18-14 7:19 pm
- Tusayan lawmakers OK outline of town's future Updated: Apr-18-14 6:19 pm
- San Juan official plans ATV ride to protest ban Updated: Apr-18-14 5:44 pm
- Federal officials eye improving fall chinook runs Updated: Apr-18-14 4:58 pm
- Commission plans to fix up turtle effigy site Updated: Apr-18-14 4:25 pm
- Federal lawsuit over western Md. wind farm ends Updated: Apr-18-14 3:04 pm
- Idaho poachers taking heavy toll on game Updated: Apr-18-14 2:25 pm
- DEP: Wastewater leaked from Range impoundment pond Updated: Apr-18-14 2:25 pm
- Appeals court rejects challenge on cement plants Updated: Apr-18-14 2:16 pm
- June groundbreaking planned for Osceola steel mill Updated: Apr-18-14 2:11 pm
- Sherpa guides on Seattle team killed on Everest Updated: Apr-18-14 2:02 pm
DENVER - The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.
KATMANDU, Nepal - Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
LANSING, Michigan - Getting a drive-through meal could take on new meaning in Michigan if legislation is approved making it easier to take home road kill.
NEW ORLEANS - A federal agency looking into the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion says it plans to release two volumes of a four-volume report on the disaster on June 5.
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded $272,500 to remove a dam at a yoga retreat that malfunctioned, killing thousands of fish in the Pigeon River in the northern Lower Peninsula.
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - A Wilmington nurse is planning to scale Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness to a nonprofit searching for a cure for diabetes.
WASHINGTON - Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
SALT LAKE CITY - Officials from nine Western states say it's time they take control of federal lands within their borders.
MOORHEAD, Minnesota - As gardeners begin shopping for plants this spring, they may see some marked as safe for bees.
FRESNO, California - Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.
RICHLAND, Washington - The U.S. Department of Energy has filed an appeal with the state over the state's order that it begin emptying Hanford's oldest double-walled nuclear waste tank.
SPOKANE, Washington - The state of Washington and the U.S. Department of Energy on Friday each rejected the other's proposal to amend a federal court agreement governing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.
ST. CHARLES, Arkansas - A national wildlife refuge in southeastern Arkansas was renamed Friday after Dale Bumpers, a former governor and U.S. senator, at a ceremony in St. Charles.
Cattle ranchers and American Indian tribes long at odds over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin signed an agreement Friday to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered fish the tribes hold sacred.
PORTLAND, Oregon - Six California sea lions have been euthanized to protect endangered salmon crossing Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.
TUSAYAN, Arizona - Lawmakers in Tusayan (TOO'-say-ohn) have approved a general plan that drew opposition for not specifying a water source for a major development.
SALT LAKE CITY - A San Juan County commissioner tired of waiting for the Bureau of Land Management to decide whether to allow ATVs back into Recapture Canyon is rallying a group to flout federal law and ride into the canyon next month.
LEWISTON, Idaho - Officials at the fisheries division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are working on a long-range plan that could lead to delisting fall chinook in the Snake River.
PIERRE, South Dakota - The Pierre/Fort Pierre Historic Preservation Commission plans to fix up the site of a stone turtle figure north of Pierre.
CUMBERLAND, Maryland - A legal dispute over a western Maryland wind farm has ended.
LEWISTON, Idaho - Poachers are likely killing far more game animals than wolves are, state wildlife officials in northern Idaho say.
MARIANNA, Pennsylvania - The state Department of Environmental Protection says Range Resources will likely be sent a violation notice and fined for drilling wastewater that leaked out of an impoundment pond in southwestern Pennsylvania.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Friday turned aside a challenge by environmental groups to an air pollution standard for cement plants.
OSCEOLA, Arkansas - Groundbreaking on a planned $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas is expected to take place in late June.
SEATTLE - A Seattle-based guiding service says five Nepalese guides on its climbing team are among those who died in an avalanche on Mount Everest.